Kennedy Space Center, FL - November 8, 2008 -- Space shuttle Atlantis (foreground) sits on Launch Pad A and Endeavour on Launch Pad B at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, October 11, 2008.  At the left of each shuttle are the open rotating service structures with the payload changeout rooms revealed. The rotating service structures provide protection for weather and access to the shuttle.  For the first time since July 2001, two shuttles are on the launch pads at the same time. Endeavour was to stand by at pad B in the unlikely event that a rescue mission became necessary during Atlantis' upcoming STS-125 mission to repair NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. That mission was cancelled until early 2009.  After Endeavour was cleared from its duty as a rescue spacecraft, it was moved to Launch Pad 39A for its STS-126 mission to the International Space Station. That flight is targeted for launch November 14, 2008..Credit: Troy Cryder - NASA via CNP
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Kennedy Space Center, FL - November 8, 2008 -- Space shuttle Atlantis (foreground) sits on Launch Pad A and Endeavour on Launch Pad B at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, October 11, 2008. At the left of each shuttle are the open rotating service structures with the payload changeout rooms revealed. The rotating service structures provide protection for weather and access to the shuttle. For the first time since July 2001, two shuttles are on the launch pads at the same time. Endeavour was to stand by at pad B in the unlikely event that a rescue mission became necessary during Atlantis' upcoming STS-125 mission to repair NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. That mission was cancelled until early 2009. After Endeavour was cleared from its duty as a rescue spacecraft, it was moved to Launch Pad 39A for its STS-126 mission to the International Space Station. That flight is targeted for launch November 14, 2008..Credit: Troy Cryder - NASA via CNP

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Date: 11 Oct 2008
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: Troy Cryder - NASA via CNP
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